Did you know?

  • The Irishmen have lost just twice in Galway since mid-September: against Munster on New Year’s Eve and Leinster in round 20.
  • Connacht’s only two home defeats to Welsh regions in the last three seasons have both been to Ospreys.
  • Connacht Rugby’s only victory in the last four rounds of the Guinness PRO12 came on a visit to Edinburgh on 7 April.
  • Scarlets only loss in the last nine rounds of the Guinness PRO12 was to Leinster in Dublin on 4 March, a defeat which also saw them end a four game winning run against Irish provinces.
  • Connacht have won only two of their last ten encounters against Scarlets – both in Galway, in November 2014 and January 2016.

Overall Guinness PRO12 head to head record:
Played 27, Connacht 8 won 16, Scarlets won 18 with 1 game drawn.

CONNACHT RUGBY v SCARLETS

Saturday 29th April
At the Sportsground, 7.35pm.
Live on TG4 / S4C

Get your match ticket for Connacht v Scarlets here

Referee:  Mike Adamson (SRU, 7th competition game)
Assistant Referees: Lloyd Linton (SRU), Helen O’Reilly (IRFU)
Citing Commissioner:  Murray Whyte (IRFU)
TMO: Charles Samson (SRU)

HEAD TO HEAD – RECENT GUINNESS PRO12 MEETINGS
Date Venue

C

S

Connacht scorers Scarlets scorers
Sun 30 Mar 14 Parc y Scarlets

30

32

Eoin McKeon(T) Robbie Henshaw(T) Kieran Marmion(T) Fionn Carr(T) Dan Parks(2P) Miah Nikora(2C) Gareth Davies(T) Jonathan Davies(T) Gareth Maule(T) Rhys Priestland(3C/2P) Josh Turnbull(T)
Sat 29 Nov 14 Sportsground

14

8

Matt Healy(T) Jack Carty(3P) Harry Robinson(T) Steve Shingler(P)
Sun 15 Feb 15 Parc y Scarlets

14

32

Jack Carty(3P) Niyi Adeolokun(T) Harry Robinson(T) Steve Shingler(3C/2P) Jordan Williams(T) James Davies(T) Michael Tagicakibau(T)
Sun 10 Jan 16 Parc y Scarlets

19

21

Matt Healy(T) Jack Carty(2P) Craig Ronaldson(C/2P) Mike Collins(T) Steve Shingler(P) Steffan Evans(T) Aled Thomas(C/2P)
Sat 30 Jan 16 Sportsground

30

17

Denis Buckley(T) Jack Carty(2C/2P) Jake Heenan(2T) Rodney Ah You(T) DTH van der Merwe(T) Aled Thomas(2C/P) Gareth Owen(T)
Sat 24 Sep 16 Parc y Scarlets

8

17

Jack Carty(P) Niyi Adeolokun(T) Rhys Patchell(2C/D) Liam Williams(2T)

 

COMPARISON Connacht Scarlets
Last 3 PRO12 results: 1 Apr – Zebre (A) L 22-25 24 Mar – Edinburgh (H) W 26-10
  7 Apr – Edinburgh (A) W 22-19 8 Apr – Treviso (H) W 51-5
  15 Apr – Leinster (H) L 24-37 15 Apr – Dragons (A) W 21-16
 
PRO12 2016/17 8th – W9 D0 L11 – 44pts 3rd – W15 D0 L5 – 67pts
Last 6 PRO12 form wWllwL (15pts) WwlWWw (23pts)
Top try scorer 6 – Niyi Adeolokun 8 – Steffan Evans
Top points scorer 70 – Jack Carty 107 – Rhys Patchell

 

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